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Business Summary

KURABO INDUSTRIES LTD. engages in textile, chemicals, real estate, and industrial businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Textile, Chemical Products, Environment and Mechatronics, Food Products and Services, and Real Estate. The Textile segment produces and supplies woven and non-woven textile products including cotton, synthetic, wool, yarns, and knits. The Chemical Products segment processes and markets polyurethane foams, synthetic woods, inorganic building materials, functional films, engineering plastics, and filtration equipment and systems. The Environment and Mechatronics segment deals with the information, testing, and measurement systems for color management and production control, design, construction, and sale of environment and energy plants, biomass power generation business, and the manufacture and sale of bio-related products and industrial machineries. The Food Products and Services segment offers vacuum freeze-dried food, hotel, and driving school services. The Real Estate segment engages in leasing activities. The company was founded on March 9, 1888 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit26,736M237.92M
Operating income7,529M67.00M
Income before tax8,418M74.91M
Net income5,601M49.84M
Diluted EPS280.332.49
Dividends Per Share700.62
Total Assets167,285M1,378.24M
Total liabilities69,866M575.62M
Total equity96,017M791.07M
Operating cash flow9,246M82.27M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 161,752M 157,080M 142,926M 122,184M 132,215M
Gross Profit 27,288M 26,514M 25,013M 21,793M 26,736M
Operating income 6,876M 5,641M 4,768M 3,207M 7,529M
Income before tax 7,309M 6,823M 5,385M 3,776M 8,418M
Net income 4,869M 4,650M 3,731M 2,208M 5,601M
EBITDA 11,899M 10,659M 10,172M 8,322M 12,720M
Diluted EPS 216.07 214.76 178.17 107.31 280.33
Dividends Per Share 70 60 60 60 70
Total Assets 183,355M 176,352M 165,542M 170,433M 167,285M
Total liabilities 82,911M 80,376M 75,154M 75,425M 69,866M
Total equity 96,895M 92,500M 88,978M 93,405M 96,017M
Operating cash flow 14,127M 9,225M 8,064M 8,073M 9,246M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,459.42M 1,416.47M 1,314.55M 1,152.05M 1,176.57M
Gross Profit 246.20M 239.09M 230.05M 205.48M 237.92M
Operating income 62.03M 50.86M 43.85M 30.23M 67.00M
Income before tax 65.94M 61.52M 49.52M 35.60M 74.91M
Net income 43.93M 41.93M 34.31M 20.81M 49.84M
EBITDA 107.36M 96.11M 93.55M 78.46M 113.19M
Diluted EPS 1.94 1.93 1.63 1.01 2.49
Dividends Per Share 0.63 0.54 0.55 0.56 0.62
Total Assets 1,724.07M 1,593.27M 1,533.43M 1,542.38M 1,378.24M
Total liabilities 779.60M 726.16M 696.16M 682.57M 575.62M
Total equity 911.09M 835.70M 824.21M 845.29M 791.07M
Operating cash flow 127.46M 83.18M 74.16M 76.11M 82.27M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin5.69%
Profit margin4.23%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Haruya Fujita
  • Director, Executive Officer & Finance Manager: Yuji Fujii
  • Director, Head-Personnel, Technology & Research: Susumu Inaoka
  • Director & Executive Officer: Katsuhide Honda
  • Representative Director & Manager-Chemical: Toshio Baba


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 2-4-31 Kyutaro-machi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka, 541-8581, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6266.5111

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